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AG Development Forum

14th Annual Agricultural Development Forum

Join us for the 14th Annualat NC State Fairgrounds Governor Holshouser Building, Raleigh Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Free Admission · Lunch Provided · Open …

Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Oak Lace Bug Damage

Oak lace bugs (Corythucha arcuata), like other lace bugs, cause stippling on leaves. Oak lace bugs, of course, feed …

Cover photo for Monthly Drought Projections

Monthly Drought Projections

For more information and a map of the affected areas, please visit NOAA/NWS Climate Prediction Center’s U.S. Monthly Drought …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

North Carolina's Forestry Present-Use Valuation (PUV) Property Tax Program

Qualified North Carolina owners of soundly managed commercial forestland have been eligible for property tax …

Forest habitat chart.

Forest Health - Community Wealth

This Forest*A*Syst publication was written as a personal, confidential learning tool to help achieve your …

10/29/20Forest*A*Syst
Bar graph showing reason for owning land by level of importance

Educational Needs Assessment of North Carolina Non Industrial Private Forest Landowners: Preliminary Results

NC State Extension is responsible for providing educational opportunities to over 525,000 non industrial private …

10/21/20
Balled and burlapped Fraser fir and white pine trees.

Selection and Care of Living Christmas Trees

One of the more enjoyable Christmas traditions is to replant a living Christmas tree into …

Soil pH Management for Fraser Fir Christmas Tree Production

This publication offers a discussion on how to lime Fraser fir Christmas trees. Fraser fir …

10/14/20SoilFacts
Football field.

Cost Analysis for Improving Park Facilities to Promote Park-based Physical Activity

As public parks and recreation facilities are increasingly positioned as health resources, greater demands for …

9/23/20
Map of spatial distribution of sawmill facilities

The North Carolina Sawmill Industry: A Closer Look

This publication offers an overview of the sawmill industry in North Carolina.

9/15/20

2020 Quick Guide to Forestry Herbicides Used for Softwood and Hardwood Site Preparation and Release

A quick guide providing commonly used herbicides used in forest site preparation and release treatments. …

9/2/20